email print share on Facebook share on Twitter share on reddit pin on Pinterest

AWARDS Italy

Martone, Moretti and Costanzo vie for Golden Globes

by 

Mario Martone could sweep up yet more gongs with We Believed [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Mario Martone
interview: Mario Martone
film profile
]
(already winner of seven David di Donatello 2011 awards). His Italian Unification-themed film has indeed been nominated in four categories (Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Cinematography) for the Foreign Press Association in Italy’s Golden Globes, which will be presented in Rome on July 1.

(The article continues below - Commercial information)

Martone’s flick will vie for Best Film alongside Nanni Moretti’s We Have A Pope [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Nanni Moretti
film profile
]
and Fariborz Kamkari’s The Flowers of Kirkuk [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
; for Best Director alongside Emidio Greco’s Notizie dagli Scavi (“News from the Digs”) and Saverio Costanzo’s The Solitude of Prime Numbers (the same three films will compete for Best Screenplay); and for Best Cinematography (Renato Berta), alongside The Solitude of Prime Numbers [+see also:
trailer
interview: Luca Marinelli
film profile
]
(Fabio Cianchetti) and Stefano Incerti’s Gorbaciof [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Stefano Incerti
film profile
]
(Pasquale Mari).

Competing for Best Actress are Paola Cortellesi for Massimiliano Bruno’s Nessuno Mi Può Giudicare [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
(“No One Can Judge Me, already winner of Best Actress at the latest David di Donatello Awards); Piera Degli Esposti for Peter Marcias’s I Bambini della Sua Vita [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
(“The Children of Her Life”); and Alba Rohrwacher for The Solitude of Prime Numbers.

Battling it out for Best Actor are Raoul Bova for Nessuno Mi Può Giudicare; Elio Germano for Daniele Luchetti’s Our Life [+see also:
film review
trailer
making of
film profile
]
(Best Actor at Cannes 2010 and David di Donatello 2011 Award for his performance); and Toni Servillo for Gorbaciof.

Nominees for Best Debut Feature include Paola Randi’s Into Paradiso [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
; Massimiliano Natale’s L'Estate di Martino [+see also:
trailer
making of
film profile
]
(“Martino’s Summer”); and Aureliano Amadei’s 20 Cigarettes [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
(winner of four David di Donatello 2011 awards).

Contenders for Best Comedy are Welcome to the South [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
by Luca Miniero, What A Beautiful Day [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
by Gennaro Nunziante and Nessuno Mi Può Giudicare.

Finally, vying for Best Score are Banda Osiris for Giulio Manfredonia’s Whatsoeverly [+see also:
film review
trailer
making of
film profile
]
, the Piazza Vittorio Orchestra for The Flowers of Kirkuk and Marco Werba for John Real’s Native. The latter is also nominated for Best Song with Franco Simone’s "Accanto", alongside Alex Britti’s "Immaturi" (in The Immature [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
by Paolo Genovese) and Luca Medici’s "L'Amore Non Ha Religione" (in What A Beautiful Day).

(The article continues below - Commercial information)

(Translated from Italian)

Did you enjoy reading this article? Please subscribe to our newsletter to receive more stories like this directly in your inbox.